Archive for February 11th, 2008
Shoulder to shoulder and bump after bump in a van that could barely fit the occupants, let alone their luggage, is how Emily Little arrived to what would be her home in Honduras for two weeks. Her home was the back of a local store.
“It was quite hilarious because myself and the two others girls housed in the store were the town’s gossip,” Little said.
Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke in a town forum to University of Maine students at the Recreation and Fitness Center. Clinton discussed subjects ranging from health care to student loan reform Saturday morning.
“I am tired of hearing about young people who get shut out of college because they can’t afford it or their families can’t afford it,” Clinton said.
“I don’t vote because I don’t agree with the way the system is run.” “I don’t vote because I don’t know enough about the candidates running.” “I don’t vote because it’s too time-consuming.” “I don’t care enough to vote.” “There’s no difference between the candidates.
From the minds of WMEB’s sports talk show, “Three and Out.” We will be bringing you three hot topics from the world of sports. It’s your weekly pill for instant sports relief.
First Down: Suprise Delivery in the Desert
One of the best childhood experiences is waking up on ones’ birthday and rushing downstairs to open presents.
The University of New Hampshire Wildcats came to town this weekend to add another page to the historic rivalry with the University of Maine. The full-capacity crowd saw the Black Bears drop two heartbreaking games against UNH.
On Friday night, they dropped a nail-biter as UNH came out on top in a close contest by a score of 3-2.
The Frequency brought the Boston-based, alternative pop-rock band, Lansdowne, to the North Dining Room in the Union. Thursday night the band displayed great energy and performed a live show to the small – but cozy – crowd assembled in the dining room.
The show, scheduled for 8 p.
Regular readers of The Maine Campus may notice that campaign coverage for the Democratic caucuses and candidates have recieved more attention than coverage of the Republican caucuses.
The reason for this is comes down to the simple fact that two major Democratic candidates have come to the greater Bangor area, whereas only one Republican candidate, Ron Paul, has come to the state.
Before the Zamboni and boards circling rinks, the only surface anyone played hockey on was that of ponds and rivers. Growing up, I would play pond hockey religiously on my friend’s outdoor rink. If I wasn’t playing hockey there, I would be down the street on my friend’s cranberry bogs, which were frozen over during the winter.
Being 6′ 7″ has always made it hard for Simon Danis-Pepin to blend in. Combine that with his larger-than-life personality and the University of Maine third-year defenseman will stand out in any situation.
The biggest place he has stood out this year has been on the ice.
He hit the music scene soon after teaching himself to play guitar. Though that was the early 2000s and the music industry has certainly changed over the past several years, his style has stayed the same. Jack Johnson and his chilled-out surfer sound is the hook that has driven him out of his home in Oahu, Hawaii, to the stage of the public eye under the persona of local rock star.